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Baylor Athletics to Enjoy Big Weekend

Baylor is proud to host Big Weekend, centered around the men's basketball team's appearance on ESPN2.

Baylor is proud to host Big Weekend, centered around the men's basketball team's appearance on ESPN2.

Feb. 6, 2001

WACO, Texas - The Baylor University athletic department will host various events this weekend, culminating with a men's basketball game at the Ferrell Center Monday, that will be televised nationwide on ESPN2.

Bear fans can attend as many as six Baylor sporting events on campus between Friday and Monday, including baseball, men's basketball and women's basketball games. Fans can also participate in the commemoration of the Baylor Ballpark, attend the inaugural Golden Bear awards presentation and enjoy the festivities surrounding Big Monday on ESPN2 presented by AT&T Wireless.

The Bears' men's basketball squad will face the Nebraska Cornhuskers Saturday at 5 p.m. in front of a regional television audience on FOX Sports Southwest. On Monday evening, Baylor hosts No. 5 Kansas at 8 p.m. as part of ESPN's Big Monday package. Monday's activities planned for fans include the Kick Back at the Outback Tent, distribution to those attending the game of gold T-shirts, compliments of AT&T Wireless and growl towels provided by Big Red & Pizza Hut, and the presentation of the first-ever Golden Bear athletic awards.

Baylor's women's basketball team will host Texas A&M Saturday at 8 p.m. in the second game of a double-header at the Ferrell Center. The game is the Lady's Bears' Family Night, with players' families in attendance.

The defending Big 12 champion Baylor baseball team hosts Cal State Fullerton in a three-game series Friday (7 p.m.), Saturday (1 p.m.) and Sunday (1 p.m.). Fans can also take part in the stadium dedicatoin of the Baylor Ballpark Saturday at 12:25 p.m. In a three-for-one promotion, tickets from Saturday's baseball game will allow admission to both basketball games at the Ferrell Center Saturday night.

A complete listing of the weekend's events follows:

FRIDAY:
7 p.m. - Baseball vs. Cal State Fullerton, Baylor Ballpark

SATURDAY:
12:25 p.m. - Dedication of Baylor Ballpark
1 p.m. - Baseball vs. Cal State Fullerton, Baylor Ballpark
5 p.m. - Men's Basketball vs. Nebraska, Ferrell Center (FOX Sports Southwest)
8 p.m. - Women's Basketball vs. Texas A&M, Ferrell Center (Family Recognition)

SUNDAY:
1 p.m. - Baseball vs. Cal State Fullerton, Baylor Ballpark
8 p.m. - Voting deadline for Golden Bear awards (GoBaylorBears.com)

MONDAY:
5:45 p.m. - Kick Back at the Outback Tent, adjacent to Ferrell Center
5:45 p.m. - 4,000 T-shirts & 5,000 growl towels distributed to fans, Ferrell Center
6:00 p.m. - Ferrell Center doors open
6:30 p.m. - Golden Bear awards presentation, Ferrell Center
8 p.m. - Men's Basketball vs. Kansas, Ferrell Center (Big Monday on ESPN2 presented by AT&T Wireless)